Responsibilities and Duties
The Director will provide dynamic, visionary, and strategic leadership and programmatic oversight to a multi-disciplinary mental health team who are committed to utilizing multifaceted approaches with a diverse student population. The Director will employ an evidence based approach to promote students' personal development and psychological well-being through individual and group counseling, outreach programming, training, workshops, consultation, online modalities, crisis intervention, assessments, therapies, and other relevant intervention or prevention methodologies. They are responsible for planning, directing, budgeting and coordinating the services and programmatic activities of the Counseling Center. The Director will serve on divisional and university committees, task forces, and standing committees including Care Team, Tiger Advocacy Advisory Team (TAAT), and Behavioral Intervention Team.
Qualifications and Skills
- Ph.D. or Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) required.
- Licensed or immediately eligible for licensure in Maryland.
- Minimum of 5 years of administrative leadership experience.
- Minimum of 7-10 years of clinical experience.
- Superb therapy delivery skills.
- Demonstrated ability to manage clinical practitioners, a large complex department, and budget.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate with diverse populations, students, departments, and constituents.
- Deep working knowledge of best practices for administrative, ethical, and legal complexities associated with working in a university counseling center.
- Demonstrated skills in assessment with the ability to analyze data to inform decisions.
- Demonstrated competence in providing quality training programs for various levels of staff and students, especially as it relates to student behavioral health, classroom management and crisis response.
- Well-developed communication and public relations skills including the ability to engage effectively with faculty, students, families, and their representatives.
- Demonstrated experience using a data-informed approach to evaluate information and implement timely, cost-effective recommendations.
- Experience in crisis management and suicide prevention activities.
- Special skills and experience relevant to substance abuse, women's issues, and underserved populations.
Student Affairs DivisionPrimary Location:
Main CampusJob Posting:
Apr 7, 2022